facebook
twitter
search
search

Hong Kong: 27 injured in ferry collision

Dec. 29, 2012 at 1:51 PM

MACAO, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- A ferry heading to Hong Kong Saturday collided with a buoy, injuring 27 passengers, police said.

The collision occurred about 15 minutes after the ferry departed in the Macao Outer Harbor, China's official Xinhua news agency reported.

The ship - which was carrying 175 passengers and eight crew members -- returned to dock after the collision.

Of the 27 passengers who were injured, 25 were transported to a hospital, mostly for treatment of bruises and scratches, police said.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
North Korea blasts arrival of U.S. submarine in South Korean port
U.S. lottery lowers portion of cash allocated to jackpot prize
F-16, Cessna planes collide midair in South Carolina, killing two
Colorado court to hear baker's appeal over gay wedding cake
Dylan Roof indicted on nine murder charges